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My custom property is declared like every example out there:

    [WebBrowsable(true)]
    [WebDisplayName("Group By Date")]
    [Description("Group Articles by date")]
    [Personalizable(PersonalizationScope.Shared)]
    [Category("Extended Settings")]
    public bool GroupByDate
    {
        get { return _groupByDate; }
        set { _groupByDate = value; }
    }

The control is databinding it:

<%@ Control Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="AnotherTestPart.ascx.cs" Inherits="FeatureElements.WebParts.AnotherTestPart.AnotherTestPart" %>
<div><%: GroupByDate %></div>

It displays in the edit region:

Displays in the Edit region I have added the custom property to the .webpart file and removed it and neither variation makes a difference.

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Why won't this webpart persist the custom property value? Do I need to have this value present on a list on the site? Is there an event I need to wire the property up to? Is there a Sharepoint setting that could be blocking custom property persistence?

  • The property means the custom property code you added to .webpart file? – Venkat Konjeti May 26 '17 at 3:11
  • yes. I'll update the description. – Fluffy May 26 '17 at 3:16
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Please try this It will may help you

 [WebBrowsable(true), 
   Personalizable(PersonalizationScope.User), 
   WebDescription("Group Articles by date"),
   Category("Extended Settings"), 
   WebDisplayName("Group By Date")]
   public bool GroupByDate
   {
       get { return _groupByDate; }
       set { _groupByDate = value; }
   }
  • Thanks. But, I want the property set for all users. Not per user. – Fluffy May 26 '17 at 13:07
  • Did you try adding DefaultValue attribute? – Venkat Konjeti May 26 '17 at 15:09
  • If I add a DefaultValue attribute and initialize it in the constructor, it does set the value. However, changing the value in the edit part does NOT persist the change. – Fluffy May 26 '17 at 19:00
  • This answer is not helpful. If anyone has another idea regarding webpart deployment or maybe sharepoint configuration, I'd be all ears. Seems like I'm doing this properly from a code standpoint. – Fluffy May 31 '17 at 18:17

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